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tranny1

[tran-ee]
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noun, plural tran·nies. Slang.
  1. a vehicle's transmission.

Origin of tranny1

First recorded in 1975–80; by shortening and alteration

tranny2

or tran·nie

[tran-ee]
noun, plural tran·nies. Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
  1. a contemptuous term used to refer to a transvestite, a transsexual, or a transgender person.

Origin of tranny2

First recorded in 1960–65; by shortening and alteration
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